Essay Contest

    You Write!

    Essay Contest - Entry Form

    Please complete this form and attach your essay.

    1st Place = $100

    2nd Place = $25

    Word Count Requirement

    • 3rd thru 5th grade stories: minimum of 100 words and maximum of 200 words.

    • 6th thru 8th grade stories: minimum of 200 words and maximum of 300 words.

    • 9th thru 12th grade stories: minimum of 300 words and maximum of 400 words.

    • Winners will read their essays and receive their awards at the 15th Annual MLK Day of Service on Monday, January 15 at the Greater Zion Missionary Baptist Church.

    Please include your first and last name, along with your grade, on the top of your essay. Also, please title the file of your essay with your first and last name, along with your grade.

    Essays are due January 8 at 5 p.m.